Meet Our Staff

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  STEPHEN WHITAKER  has worked at McCreary County Water District since 1997 and serves as our Manager/Superintendent. He holds Drinking Water Treatment Class IV, Drinking Water Distribution Class IV, Wastewater Treatment Class III, Wastewater Collection Class II, and Land-Farm Operator Certifications. He also completed the Utility Management Institute in 2010 and is a Certified Microbiology Lab Analyst.

STEPHEN WHITAKER has worked at McCreary County Water District since 1997 and serves as our Manager/Superintendent. He holds Drinking Water Treatment Class IV, Drinking Water Distribution Class IV, Wastewater Treatment Class III, Wastewater Collection Class II, and Land-Farm Operator Certifications. He also completed the Utility Management Institute in 2010 and is a Certified Microbiology Lab Analyst.

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  RICK WATTERS  has worked at the water district since 2000 and serves as our Line Crew Foreman. He holds Drinking Water Distribution Class IV and Waste Water Collection Class II Certifications.

RICK WATTERS has worked at the water district since 2000 and serves as our Line Crew Foreman. He holds Drinking Water Distribution Class IV and Waste Water Collection Class II Certifications.

  SAM STRUNK  has worked at the water district since 2003 and serves as our Office Manager. He holds Drinking Water Distribution Class IV and Land-Farm Operator Certifications. He also completed the Utility Management Institute in 2009.

SAM STRUNK has worked at the water district since 2003 and serves as our Office Manager. He holds Drinking Water Distribution Class IV and Land-Farm Operator Certifications. He also completed the Utility Management Institute in 2009.

  JOHN CANADA  has worked at the water district since 1999 and serves as our Water Treatment Plant Supervisor. He holds Drinking Water Treatment Class IV and Drinking Water Distribution Class IV Certifications. He is also a Certified Microbiology Lab Analyst.

JOHN CANADA has worked at the water district since 1999 and serves as our Water Treatment Plant Supervisor. He holds Drinking Water Treatment Class IV and Drinking Water Distribution Class IV Certifications. He is also a Certified Microbiology Lab Analyst.

  DERRICK TAYLOR  has worked at the water district since 2009 and serves as our Waste Water Treatment Plant Supervisor. He holds Drinking Water Treatment Class III, Wastewater Treatment Class III, Wastewater Collection Class II, and Land-Farm Operator Certifications. He is also a certified Microbiology Lab Analyst.

DERRICK TAYLOR has worked at the water district since 2009 and serves as our Waste Water Treatment Plant Supervisor. He holds Drinking Water Treatment Class III, Wastewater Treatment Class III, Wastewater Collection Class II, and Land-Farm Operator Certifications. He is also a certified Microbiology Lab Analyst.

  KATHY TROXELL  has worked at the water district since 1994 and serves as our Administrative Assistant. She completed the Utility Management Institute in 2013.

KATHY TROXELL has worked at the water district since 1994 and serves as our Administrative Assistant. She completed the Utility Management Institute in 2013.

  JOHNNY BARNETT  has worked at the water district since 1994 and holds Drinking Water Distribution Class III, Waste Water Treatment Class II, and Waste Water Collections Class II Certifications. He also completed the Utility Management Institute in 2016.

JOHNNY BARNETT has worked at the water district since 1994 and holds Drinking Water Distribution Class III, Waste Water Treatment Class II, and Waste Water Collections Class II Certifications. He also completed the Utility Management Institute in 2016.

  JAROD MILLER  has worked at the water district since 2004. He holds a Wastewater Collections Class II Certification.

JAROD MILLER has worked at the water district since 2004. He holds a Wastewater Collections Class II Certification.

  JEREMY TROXELL  has worked at the water district since 2004. He holds Drinking Water Treatment Class IV and Drinking Water Distribution Class III Certifications.

JEREMY TROXELL has worked at the water district since 2004. He holds Drinking Water Treatment Class IV and Drinking Water Distribution Class III Certifications.

  JENNIFER WHITAKER  has worked at the water district since 2005. She holds a Drinking Water Treatment Class III Certification. She also completed the Utility Management Institute in 2014.

JENNIFER WHITAKER has worked at the water district since 2005. She holds a Drinking Water Treatment Class III Certification. She also completed the Utility Management Institute in 2014.

  BO KING  has worked at the water district since 2005. He holds a Drinking Water Treatment Class IV Certification.

BO KING has worked at the water district since 2005. He holds a Drinking Water Treatment Class IV Certification.

  BILLY TRAMMELL  has worked at the water district since 2007. He holds Drinking Water Distribution Class III, Wastewater Treatment Class III, and Wastewater Collection Class II Certifications.

BILLY TRAMMELL has worked at the water district since 2007. He holds Drinking Water Distribution Class III, Wastewater Treatment Class III, and Wastewater Collection Class II Certifications.

  TYLER TROXELL  has worked at the water district since 2008. He holds Drinking Water Treatment Class IV and Drinking Water Distribution Class III Certifications.

TYLER TROXELL has worked at the water district since 2008. He holds Drinking Water Treatment Class IV and Drinking Water Distribution Class III Certifications.

  JIMMY ROSS  has worked at the water district since 2010. He holds a Drinking Water Treatment Class IV Certification and is also a certified Microbiology Lab Analyst.

JIMMY ROSS has worked at the water district since 2010. He holds a Drinking Water Treatment Class IV Certification and is also a certified Microbiology Lab Analyst.

  WILLIAM CLARK  has worked at the water district since 2012. He holds a Waste Water Collections Class II Certification.

WILLIAM CLARK has worked at the water district since 2012. He holds a Waste Water Collections Class II Certification.

  CODY RIDENER  has worked at the water district since 2012. He is a certified Meter Tester.

CODY RIDENER has worked at the water district since 2012. He is a certified Meter Tester.

  TREVOR DOUGLAS  has worked at the water district since 2012.

TREVOR DOUGLAS has worked at the water district since 2012.

  JUSTIN DOBBS  has worked at the water district since 2015. He is a certified Meter Tester.

JUSTIN DOBBS has worked at the water district since 2015. He is a certified Meter Tester.

  COTY WATTERS  has worked at the water district since 2015. He holds a Drinking Water Treatment Class III Certification.

COTY WATTERS has worked at the water district since 2015. He holds a Drinking Water Treatment Class III Certification.

  JASON BELL  has worked at the water district since 2015. He holds Drinking Water Distributions Class III and Waste Water Collection Class II Certifications.

JASON BELL has worked at the water district since 2015. He holds Drinking Water Distributions Class III and Waste Water Collection Class II Certifications.

  MATT CRABTREE  has worked at the water district since 2015. He is a certified Meter Tester.

MATT CRABTREE has worked at the water district since 2015. He is a certified Meter Tester.

  DAVE KILBY  has worked at the water district since 2016. He holds Drinking Water Distribution Class III and Wastewater Collection Class II Certifications. Dave also worked for the water district from 1994 until 2003.

DAVE KILBY has worked at the water district since 2016. He holds Drinking Water Distribution Class III and Wastewater Collection Class II Certifications. Dave also worked for the water district from 1994 until 2003.

  KAITY STRUNK  has worked at the water district since 2016.

KAITY STRUNK has worked at the water district since 2016.

  BJ KING  has worked at the water district since 2017. He holds a Drinking Water Treatment Class I Certification.

BJ KING has worked at the water district since 2017. He holds a Drinking Water Treatment Class I Certification.

  BYRON GRIFFIS  has worked at the water district since 2017. He is a certified Meter Tester.

BYRON GRIFFIS has worked at the water district since 2017. He is a certified Meter Tester.

  TUESDAY BALL  has worked at the water district since 2018.

TUESDAY BALL has worked at the water district since 2018.